How you dress, groom and present yourself is important in a business environment. It’s even more important for the sovereign professional who interacts with different clients, always an outsider but needing to fit in.
You need to convey a degree of authority and gravitas without being aloof. You need to blend in, but be discreetly different enough to convey success and credibility.
- The younger you are the more appearance will contribute to your credibility (or not). The older you get the more licence you obtain in being individual or weird, depending on taste.